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Pronunciation: /dʌmp/

Translation of dump in Spanish:


  • 2 (temporary store) [Military/Militar] depósito (masculine) ammunition dump depósito de armas stores dump intendencia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Putting a halting site beside a dump was unfair in the first place.
    • Most of the taxis outside the entrance doors look as if they were salvaged from a rubbish dump, and the Air-Conditioning is usually long gone.
    • Some harbour board members fear that it will be in the area of the Deep Water Quay, coming through the site of the old dump.
    Example sentences
    • Is it likely that Australia's going to need a high level waste dump as well?
    • Let me tell you, there's a reason that the mutant monsters in horror films generally come from one of two places, a nuclear waste dump or a sewer.
    • Some MPs also support a nuclear waste dump in the State.
  • 3 [Computing/Informática] dump (masculine), vuelco (masculine) or volcado (masculine) de memoria
    Example sentences
    • Attempts to track keystrokes and transfer graphics buffer memory contents are bypassed, he said, and it will be a lot more difficult to find critical data from main memory dumps.
    • Sure, they don't do physical memory dumps (and as such don't allow you do undo things that were only performed in memory in the first place), but that's what Hibernate is for.
    • The idea is that eventually we'll max out the AI's storage space, forcing it to do a memory dump.
    Example sentences
    • It is worth noting that IMAP is a text-based protocol, so a simple ASCII dump of the packet contents is an appropriate way to show them.
    • Trouble is, the raw dump consists entirely of memory addresses.
    • Instead of file system dumps, this data set contained specific file system information such as changed files, inode information, and important log files.
  • 4 (unpleasant place) [colloquial/familiar] lugar (masculine) de mala muerte
    Example sentences
    • Ricky was the manager, or boss, of this dump of a convenient store.
    • Someday, she'd own her own store but until then she was stuck working in this dump.
    • I refrain from saying anything but I'm surprised anyone could be protective of this dump.
    Example sentences
    • They stage stunts in which, in but one example, they take a dump in a toilet on display in a hardware store.
    • I sure don't want to lug my computer into the bathroom while I take a dump and read…
    • Or is that just for us regular folk who don't drink champagne for breakfast and take dumps on solid gold toilets?
  • 5
    (dumps plural)
    [colloquial/familiar] to be (down) in the dumps estar* or andar* con la depre [colloquial/familiar], estar* or andar* con el ánimo por el suelo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 2 2.1 (set on ground) [load/sand/soil] descargar*, verter* he dumped the bags (down) beside the car plantó las maletas junto al coche [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (leave) [colloquial/familiar] dejar the taxi dumped us (off) at the airport el taxi nos dejó en el aeropuerto where can I dump my things? ¿dónde puedo dejar or poner mis cosas? 2.3 [Computing/Informática] [data/disks] volcar*

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

dump on

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
to dump on sb (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] hablar pestes de algn [colloquial/familiar], poner* verde a algn (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]

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